“Be quiet. The Gorilla is on TV again,” and, “Can you get me a margarita,” have been common utterances as of late, and I ain’t sorry.
These are challenging times for political leaders across the United States, including tribal leaders in Arizona.
It was a big deal. Hillary Clinton, the then-First Lady of the United States of America, had accepted an invitation from the Pueblo of Acoma to visit our ancestral homeland and to meet our people.
I started out opposed to Hillary Clinton for POTUS in 2016 for the same reason I opposed her in 2008. I said then that I remembered the "ambient corruption level" of the Bill Clinton administration and I saw no evidence the Clintons had developed some new sense of probity.
This country is apparently ready for a political revolution and it’s heading to The Light Side or The Dark Side, depending on your point of view. Republican, conservative, Democrat, liberal may all become obsolete terminology.
As the Democratic State Party Chair, I’m very proud to have the opportunity to lead our Party here in New Mexico in an important Presidential Election. Part of my job is to ensure that our message reaches voters.
The election season in northern Minnesota Indigenous territories was especially contentious this year. Primary election results were contested in all six Minnesota Chippewa Tribe territories. Everyone who contested lost.
I am a direct descendant of one of the foremost leaders in the Suffragette Movement, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who worked alongside Susan B. Anthony to achieve the right to vote for women.
I have been working on political revolution since 1968 when I campaigned for Hubert Humphrey. I have always supported presidential candidates who share my values, like Fred Harris, Jesse Jackson, Barry Commoner, Howard Dean and Barack Obama.
Any pundit or professor or poobah or peon who tells you the 2016 presidential election is a done deal needs his or her head examined.
My generation’s destiny is to bring about the death of colonization, neo-colonialism, and any other forms of systemic government oppression.
“Dependence is a marker of childhood; independence is the mark of adolescence; and interdependence is the mark of adulthood.” — Larry Alberts
When I was first elected to the New Mexico House of Representatives, I was proud to have earned the support of my people of House District 5 in McKinley & San Juan Counties to represent their voice in the Roundhouse.
Every four years Americans engage in what they believe is the most sacred of public rituals: voting for president. It’s a time when those who are most marginalized in society believe they have a say in decisions that will affect them.